Ground Fault protection is important on outside plugs.
Originally Posted by silver
I pulled power from one of the kitchen wall plugs and brought it to the outside next to hot water heater. Was pretty easy.
I notice that you only paid $2.49 for the outlet, so it isn't ground fault protected (GFCI). It does present an electrocution risk. Most building codes require outside plugs to be ground-fault protected, and for a good reason.
The fix is not expensive.
Gordon Sick, Calgary
2015 Berkshire 34QS
2005 Acura EL (aka Honda Civic)